... one should not lose sight of the forest for the trees, but what does this mean? ...
When wandering through a forest, sometimes we can't help but to get caught ...
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Oct 5, 2010 ... It means that if you look at things one at a time, you might not realize that a ...
When you do you will notice there was a whole forest you couldn't see before ...
Often said incorrectly as "can't see the forest THROUGH the trees.
Meaning: If you can't see the forest for the trees, you can't see the whole situation
clearly because you're looking too closely at small details, or because you're ...
It does make sense. It means you can't see the forest because the trees are in the
way. And it's very commonly said. Equinox ◑ 20:28, 2 June 2009 (UTC).
Oct 10, 2005 ... The first phrase most likely has something to do with the "proverbial" saying, "You
can't see the forest for the trees." Meaning you're focusing on ...
To say the idiom cannot see the forest for the trees means that a person or ... of is
the philosophical question: if a tree falls with no one to hear it does it still make a
... man if it means getting so focused on the trees that I can't see the forest.
Oct 3, 2012 ... @Kris If the latter, what do you think the phrase means? – MετάEd Oct 3 '12 ... So,
you can't see the forest on behalf of the trees. In other words ...
Jan 9, 2003 ... 'Forest' is the American saying. In the UK we actually say 'Can't see the wood for
the trees' Saying it to someone means that they are so ...
www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/forest for the trees.html
Definition of 'Forest for the trees' from our dictionary of English idioms and
idiomatic ... If someone can't see the forest for the trees, they get so caught up in
Jun 22, 2016 ... can't see the wood for the trees definition, meaning, what is can't see the wood for
the trees: to be ... UK US can't see the forest for the trees.